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Title Rethinking linguistic relativity / edited by John J. Gumperz and Stephen C. Levinson.

Published Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description viii, 488 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in the social and cultural foundations of language ; no. 17
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1. Introduction: linguistic relativity re-examined / John Gumperz and Stephen C. Levinson -- 2. The scope of linguistic relativity: an analysis and review of empirical research / John A. Lucy -- 3. From "thought and language" to "thinking for speaking" / Dan I. Slobin -- 4. Intra-speaker relativity / Paul Kay -- 5. Imaging in iron, or thought is not inner speech / Charles M. Keller and Janet Dixon Keller -- 6. The origins of children's spacial sematic categories: cognitive versus linguistic determinants / Melissa Bowerman -- 7. Relativity in spatial conception and description / Stephen C. Levinson -- 8. Cognitive limits to conceptual relativity: the limiting-case of religious ontologies / Pascal Boyer -- 9. Language form and communicative practices / William F. Hanks -- 10. Projections, transpositions, and relativity / John B. Haviland -- 11. Communities, commonalities, and communication / Herbert H. Clark.
12. The linguistic and cultural relativity of inference / John J. Gumperz -- 13. Linguistic resources for socializing humanity / Elinor Ochs -- 14. When animals become "rounded" and "feminine": conceptual categories and linguistic classification in a multilingual setting / Elsa Gomez-Imbert.
Other author Gumperz, John J. (John Joseph), 1922-
Levinson, Stephen C.
Subject Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
Thought and thinking.
Language and culture.
ISBN 0521444330
0521448905 (pbk.)